Unpassworded 'root' Account

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Synopsis :

The remote host has an account with no password set.

Description :

The account 'root' has no password set.

Solution :

Set a strong password for this account.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:TF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Default Unix Accounts

Nessus Plugin ID: 11245 (account_root.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0502

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